- Double Bass
Born in Albany, NY
Principal bass, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra. Principal Bass, The World Orchestra for Peace. Unesco Artist for Peace. Guest Principal Bass, The New York Philharmonic, 2012-13 season. Former member, Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Faculty: Sarasota Music Festival. Youth Orchestra of the Americas.Participant in numerous chamber music festivals worldwide; former participant, Marlboro Music Festival. Several CDs with the Harmonie Ensemble, including L'histoire du soldat (2003 Grammy nominee). All Met recordings after 1985 (Grammy award-winning Ring Cycle with James Levine). Chicago Symphony recordings from 1985-86. Numerous commercial soundtracks for song, movie and television. Faculty, Manhattan School of Music; Conservatory of Music, Purchase College.
Degrees and Studies
B.M. The Curtis Institute; studies with Roger Scott.